• As Minister of Urban Development, Shri AnanthKumar initiated the Valmiki Ambedkar Awaz Yojana. This scheme facilitated the construction and up gradation of the dwelling units for the slum dwellers. The scheme provided over 2,500 houses in Bangalore as well as about 33,282 dwelling Units in Karnataka along with 7,910 toilets.
  • VAMBAY- ‘Housing and community toilet’ scheme initaited by Shri AnanthKumar ensured that houses are registered in the name of the women.